'''Howard Scott Warshaw''' (born July 30, 1957), also known as '''HSW''', is an American Psychotherapy|psychotherapist
and former Game design|game designer
who is best known for his work at Atari
in the early 1980s. There, he designed and programmed the games ''Yars' Revenge
'', ''Raiders of the Lost Ark (video game)|Raiders of the Lost Ark
'', and ''E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (video game)|E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
'', all for the Atari 2600 video game console
. He has also written two books as well as produced and directed three documentaries.